More on how to make cheese and spinach tortellini below. Any cream cheese or curd cheese such as ricotta can be used as the filling. The main thing is that it is not too liquid. If desired, you can add some fresh basil leaves to the filling. The tortellini are tender, creamy and delicious!
Purpose: For lunch / For dinner
Main Ingredient: Spinach / Dairy / Cheese / Herbs
Dish: Hot dishes / Dumplings
Cuisine geography: Italian / European
- Flour - 2 Glasses
- Water - 1/2 Glass
- Salt - 1/2 Teaspoon
- Curd cheese - 150-200 Grams
- Spinach - 1/2 Bunch
- Ground black pepper - To taste
- Nutmeg - Pinch
How to make "Tortellini with cheese and spinach"
Prepare all ingredients.
Mix flour and salt, gradually pour in water.
Knead a very tough dough. Wrap it in plastic and set it aside for half an hour.
For the filling, chop the spinach finely, then simmer until tender in a skillet.
Combine spinach with curd cheese, add salt, ground black pepper and nutmeg. Stir.
Roll out the dough thinly. Cut into squares about 5x5 cm.
Expand the squares to form a rhombus. Place the filling on one edge. Fold the diamonds into a triangle, pinch the edges.
Fold the bottom of the triangle up to leave a small tip. Fasten the ends crosswise.
Then tuck the ends inward.
Boil the tortellini in boiling salted water for 5-7 minutes.
Tortellini with cheese and spinach ready, bon appetit!